The Crib Sheets:
Google News

Search Education Lessons by Google Certified Teachers
Classroom Activities

Great Stuff for you to Explore

Google Insights for Search
A great Cheat Sheet.
Bonus: Posters for your classroom. 

Google Search Stories (YouTube)

The Tools: 
When you have more time:GTA Resources: 

GWE MPTC - Search

Web Search Activities:
  • Using Search Operators (modifiers)
 Weather Death Valley, California
 Time in Cape Town, South Africa
 Movies Edmonton, Albertacanadian dollars to rand
 Chinese food T6H 4P8GOOG
 define: ort Snowskis $500..$1000
 AC 243
AC 57
 Vancouver Canucks

  • Use the Google Wonder Wheel to help you narrow down your search terms on an upcoming curricular unit
    • Sample topic "Taj Mahal"
  • Use Timeline to narrow your results around a specific date or timeframe
  • Utilize language tools to access more content
  • Use Advanced Search to find a copyright friendly resource to use with one of your classes.
  • Using Google Insights for Search compare trends in searches in the US to another country and determine why there is a difference. 
    • Sample topic to search "Alberta Oil Sands"
    • Sample topic to search "Canadian Health Care"
  • Additional Advanced Search applications
    • Squared (Canadian Provinces, Canadian Prime Ministers)
    • Scholar (Alberta Oil Sands)
  • Time for the Google Scavenger Hunt! Click here to get the file (time permitting)
Multimedia Search Suggested Activities:
  • Find images that are labeled for reuse to download on to your computer. Some suggested searches include:
    • Lake (black and white)
    • Fruit (red)
    • Banff National Park
  • Create your own Search Story